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13 Nov 2021

The Art of Seeing

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Photography in the first place is a matter of seeing. As photographers and artists, we strive to develop the ability not only to respond to and enjoy the world around us but also to study, analyse and understand it. The Photographer’s Eye is a skill that anyone can learn and strengthen with practice. We all...
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12 Oct 2021

Elements of Visual Language

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As human beings our brains are hard-wired to use our eyes to respond to the world. We group things by shape and size to assess them; we notice movement and direction so we can respond accordingly; we notice similarities and differences to discern what is familiar and what is not; and we sense when things...
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30 Aug 2021

How to Infuse Your Impressionist Images with Mood

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Like any form of creative expression, impressionist photography is a means of communicating ideas and feelings in a personal way. It is remarkable how simple image can possess many subtle qualities. A feeling of depth, distance, form and texture can all be conveyed in a single photograph. Mood is perhaps the most elusive quality which...
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29 May 2021

Finding your own unique way in impressionist photography

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There is nothing more fundamental to a photographer than choosing what subject you feel most deserves your time and attention. What we choose to photograph says as much about us as anything else we may do. In the beginning of your artistic journey, it’s easy to be influenced by those who you admire. You might...
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30 Apr 2021

What makes impressionist images great?

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Have you ever admired a photograph but weren’t sure why? How do you produce impressionist images that will fulfill your aspirations as well as catching and holding the viewer’s attention? How does one make everyday, ordinary subjects more interesting? There are several possible answers to these questions. We usually talk about a photograph’s design, content,...
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12 Apr 2021

A Little pink dress

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impressionist camera daily A little girl dancing on the beach to the music of the sea – oblivious and innocent.
12 Apr 2021

Express Yourself with Impressionist Photography

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For me, there is no greater thrill than discovering a really exciting, inspirational subject ─ and being able to capture my thoughts and feelings about it in the form of impressionist images. I photograph almost every day. Photography is something that is a vital part of my life, and the desire to do it remains...
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2 Mar 2021

DISCOVER YOUR PATH OF CREATIVITY AND JOY!

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Have you ever thought about creativity as a path to joy and fun? That special spark that instantly lights up your face with a smile? Do you ever ask yourself, ‘Why do I photograph?’ Is your photography bringing you joy and happiness? I truly believe that we are all hardwired to create. To make photographs....
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7 Sep 2020

How do you find the time for impressionist photography?

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One of the questions I’m asked most often is, “How do you find the time for photography?” I must admit that, when life gets busy, photography will be one of the things I will neglect. Ironically, creating photographs is one of my favourite things to do. So, these days I grab every opportunity to capture...
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14 Jul 2020

Find Your Own Voice

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When I was first introduced to impressionist photography I also discovered pictorialism. I was familiar with impressionism and always admired work by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro and Vincent van Gogh, but I had never heard of Heinrich Kühn, Robert Demachy, Julia Margaret Cameron, Edward Steichen, or Alfred Stieglitz. I have always...
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